2010 Campaign Finance Profile - Ed Brooks

Representative Ed Brooks (R) ReedsburgPicture: Representative Ed BrooksAssembly District 50

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2010 Election Notes and Background

Representative Brooks was first elected to the Assembly in 2008.

He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic and Independent opposition in the general election.

Wisconsin Right to Life PAC ($72) made independent expenditures favoring Representative Brooks.

2010 Campaign Finance Summary
Brooks
Raised: $25,531 - Spent: $33,589
Vote: 60.2% - Cost/Vote: $2.94
Independent Backing: $72
Shanahan
Raised: $24,827 - Spent: $22,847
Vote: 37.4% - Cost/Vote: $3.22
Independent Backing: $0
Brooks’ Committee Assignments

2011-2012: Agriculture; Criminal Justice and Corrections; Urban and Local Affairs (Chair); Special Committee on Criminal Justice Funding and Strategies (Chair); Special Committee on Review of Records Access of Circuit Court Documents; Funding Components.

2009-2010: Agriculture; Corrections and the Courts; Criminal Justice.


Where did the money come from?*
Pie Chart: Money Sources
Cash on hand 1/1/09 $7,767
Self $0
Under $100 $6,304
$100 or more $11,485
PACs & Parties $7,742
Other Income $0
WECF** $0
**voluntary spending limit system.

*All figures represent candidate income before any returns.


Contributions of $100 or More*
1/1/09-12/31/10
In-District Out-District
$8,085 (70.4%) $3,400 (29.6%)

*Includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Excludes any returned and self contributions.

Interest Group Contributions from
Individuals and Committees*
1/1/09-12/31/10
Interest Amount
Agriculture $3,000.00
Manufacturing & Distributing $2,900.00
Construction $1,500.00
Banking & Finance $1,400.00
Energy $1,300.00
Health Services/Institutions $1,250.00
Telecommunications & Computers $1,250.00
Labor Unions $1,200.00
Retired/Homemakers/Non-income earners $1,000.00
Health Professionals $700.00
Education $550.00
Insurance $550.00
Tourism/Leisure/Entertainment $550.00
Lawyers/Law Firms/Lobbyists $450.00
Transportation $350.00
Defense $250.00
Real Estate $250.00
Unknown $235.00
Natural Resources $150.00
Business $100.00
Civil servant/public employee $100.00
Non-Profit/Social Services $100.00
Political/Ideological $92.40

*Individual contributions includes all contributions from contributors of $100 or more to the candidate in a calendar year.
Committee contributions of any amount are included. Any returned and self contributions are excluded.

Top Contributors
2007-2010
Contributor(s) City Business Amount
Brooks, Edward Reedsburg, WI Legislator $5,016
Carrig, Donald & Barbara La Valle, WI C&H Inc of Reedsburg $2,000
Mitchell, John & Kelli Hillsboro, WI Hillsprairie Dairy/Mauston Schools $1,050
Hellman, Jim Sparta, WI Preferred Distributors/Hellman Distributors $1,000
Michels, Kevin & Tim Fond du Lac, WI Michels Corp $1,000
Thompson, Mark & Barbara Waukesha , WI Roberts Co $1,000
Ziegler, Stephen & Heather Oconomowoc, WI Inpro Corp $1,000
Friede, Roger Jr & Ellen Reedsburg, WI Friede Bros $950
Hanson, David Reedsburg, WI Preferred Distributors/C&H Inc of Reedsburg $750
OBrien, John Richland Center, WI Wisconsin Dairy Business Association $750

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